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Crisis of confidence. Help needed please?

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Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 14:07

Florence and George married april 25th 1896 Good idea re Catherine and the witness idea. I will follow that through. Thanks xx

Zoe

Zoe Report 10 Mar 2006 14:03

sorry - I've scrolled thro messages and can't see this anywhere... when did Florence marry George exactly? it may be worth finding a marriage certificate for Catherine Frances Herbert to see if her sister repaid the favour of being a itness - that could tie the census family in with your one Zoe

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 13:52

Hi Zoe I think she was Catherine (from census's) but known as Kate so that could well be her. I will check that one out. Thanks xx I posted question re Heaty's name and it looks like she was Henrietta and died in early childhood poor girl xx

Zoe

Zoe Report 10 Mar 2006 13:48

wondered if it was Catherine spelling her name with a K - but I think this may rule that out: Herbert, Catherine Frances Record Type: Births Quarter: September Year: 1880 District: Lambeth County: Greater London London Surrey Volume: 1d Page: 411 unless she went by Kate. STill wondering what Heaty really should be - Hetty short for Henrietta maybe

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 13:47

Charming bunch aren't they!!!!!!!!!

Zoe

Zoe Report 10 Mar 2006 13:46

nice of them to give their full names and everything!!!! LOL Zoe

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 13:43

Hi Zoe I'm still here!!!!!!!!!!! T A Smith (Georges' brother) K Herbert xx

Zoe

Zoe Report 10 Mar 2006 13:37

sorry to jump in again - bet you've all gone home now and left me playing catch up. (blooming work - cuh) long shot - but who are the witnesses on the marriage cert?

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 12:49

I will Suzy. A million thanks all of you. You have made my week :-)

~~♥Suzy♥~

~~♥Suzy♥~ Report 10 Mar 2006 12:37

Me thinks Jim has done it!! I think you should email that other genealogist, Marie, and put them straight. Suzy

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 12:36

Oh Jim!!!! That's where she got it from!!!!! THANK YOU!!!

Thelma

Thelma Report 10 Mar 2006 12:34

I would say beware of other people's research. View Record Auckland, Eliza Sarah 1872 December Marriages Bethnal Green Greater London London Middlesex View Record Evans, Henry James 1872 December Marriages Bethnal Green Greater London London Middlesex View Record HERBERT, John William 1872 December Marriages Bethnal Green Greater London London Middlesex View Record HEWITT, Margaret Ann 1872 December Marriages Bethnal Green Greater London London Middlesex zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz My favourite View Record Herbert, John 1874 March Marriages Lambeth Greater London London Surrey View Record JENNER, Edith 1874 March Marriages Lambeth Greater London London Surrey View Record Long, Eliza 1874 March Marriages Lambeth Greater London London Surrey View Record Williams, Samuel 1874 March Marriages Lambeth Greater London London Surrey View Record Willis, Alfred Robert 1874 March Marriages Lambeth Greater London London

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 12:34

Sincere thanks to Suzy, Zoe, Zoe and Pete for all your wonderful help today. I will order all certs and double check the other John Herbert s through on the census's. I feel so much better knowing that the chances are this family are mine. Like I said before this family were the reason I started this as they are relations of my much loved Grandad. I truly appreciate all the time and effort you have devoted to this xx PS Karen!!!! What a good job you had it all on gedcom!!!!

Karen

Karen Report 10 Mar 2006 12:12

Get this for a lack of confidence in my knowledge! My g grandfather on my mothers side is Robert William James Shorter. - on marriage cert and everything, only his name isnt Robert at all - is William James. For a 30 second period I really thought I therefore had the wrong person, and so deleted everyone from him backwards (in total about 600 people - I had found most of my connections on that arm of the tree) on my tree. Luckily though for some reason I decided to make a gedcom copy of the line I deleted, and when I realised that I was being over dramatic could put it back - but think if I had just deleted it all. Suppose the thing to learn from mistakes is to keep the evidence somewhere- will come in useful one day - it always does - and to tell off the person that gave you the information in the first place - my nan certainly heard about me not being happy that her dad acquired a nickname 80 years ago! Dont kick yourself, it happens to us all, a wrong certificate for you will be someone elses treasure. As other people have said, just go back to where you know you are deffo right and double check everything you have - may be time consuming, but so worth it. Good luck. xxx

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 12:04

Off computer for about half hour to pick up little one from play school. Haven't disappeared xx

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 12:02

Hi Suzy That is about it. I was quite happy with my herbert line until I received the gedcom and as it's only a g grandmother I was just worried that I would mess it up so early on in my tree. She has been doing it years and it blew my confidence in myself

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 11:59

SORRY have brain ache!!! Was thinking of his mother Ann as opposed to wife Eliza. My mistake you are spot on!!!

~~♥Suzy♥~

~~♥Suzy♥~ Report 10 Mar 2006 11:58

Marie So are you just trying to prove that you have the correct information, and the person who sent the GEDCOM file is wrong? Suzy

Unknown

Unknown Report 10 Mar 2006 11:56

Thanks Suzy. My husband will be so pleased that I have another one to buy tee hee!!!!!!

Zoe

Zoe Report 10 Mar 2006 11:56

You do mean Eliza Herbert Widow don't you? ~ or have I got it wrong? Zoe